Monthly Archives: June 2012

Stop Arguing With Siblings Over Elder-Care By Playing to “Styles”

Originally posted on OurParents:
When a parent needs long-term care and siblings are involved, it’d be nice if everybody just got along, wouldn’t it? But so often, that’s not the case. Caregiver expert Linda Rhodes writes about this from a…

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How to talk to your elderly parents about…

Really helpful advice and suggestions here about how to talk to your parents about the really tough issues!  While you’re there sign up for their newsletter, it’s excellent.

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ConsumerWatch: Elder Financial Abuse Skyrocketing « CBS San Francisco

ConsumerWatch: Elder Financial Abuse Skyrocketing « CBS San Francisco.

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What you need to know about Medicare coverage when mom enters a Skilled Nursing Facility:

What you need to know about Medicare coverage when mom enters a Skilled Nursing Facility: I can’t tell you how many times a patient comes into “a” skilled nursing facility for physical therapy and/or skilled nursing care and they assume … Continue reading

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Build a financial plan now with your aging parents

This Time Magazine article  on building a financial plan with aging parents has great suggestions.  The slow transition approach has really helped our family adjust to our new roles.  We have slowly started to accompany our parents to doctor, accountant … Continue reading

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